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  • Writer's pictureTiffany Davis-Rustam

Big Sur, Big Sunset Painting

Dec. 1, 2011 — original post

This "Golden Orb Sunset" painting serves as a meditation, inspired by a sunset I watched in Big Sur, California, where the mountains meet the sea.

The white sun seemed so hot and bright that day, that it seemed like I could almost reach out and grab it. So here I made my sun look almost like it’s going to pop off the painting. The effect is a raised orb (created from acrylic and modeling paste) that protrudes almost 2 inches from sturdy canvas board, surrounding by pure saturation of the sunset’s fiery hues, melting into the blurred background of the landscape.

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